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Ellen Jewett’s Sculptures Mix Nature and the Otherworldly

Ellen Jewett, a self-described “sculpture artist and animal sympathizer,” crafts surreal scenes, taking inspiration from the natural world. Jewett …

3 videos that describe what it's like to have anxiety and depression when our own words don't suffice

Having anxiety is tough. For everyone, it is a slightly different beast, but many of the core aspects are the same. One of the most frustrating parts …

Depression

This Girl Took Her Oxford University Rejection Letter Turned It Into A Work Of Art

<b>"Take your broken heart, make it into art!"</b><p>It struck a chord with all of us when Meryl Streep quoted Carrie Fisher during her speech at the Golden …

Intricately Detailed Plates Made With Hundreds of Tiny Painted Dots

Russian artist Daria—known as dahhhanart—shows off her elaborately decorated plates via her Instagram. At once delicate and complex, she employs a dot painting technique that combines acrylics, enamel, and appliquéd gems. The results are stunning, each plate replete with detail.<p>This form of …

5 Proven Strategies for Coping With Stage Fright

Don't let the sound of your heart pounding in your ears drown out your message.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your breath speeds up, your pulse races. Your throat tightens as your palms sweat. You feel sick to your stomach, and when you speak, your hands and knees …

I Created A Portrait Of Van Gogh From Thousands Of Ink Dots

Hi, my name is Daria, I’m self-taught artist and it took me 24.5 hours to draw this Van Gogh’s portrait with thousands of ink dots.<p>How I usually make …

Surreal Painted Postcards from a Post-Apocalyptic World

A surreal post-apocalyptic wasteland of skeletons and flying sharks composes a group show at Modern Eden Gallery.<p>An unconventional scene depicting flying swordfish reeled in by the bony hands of skeleton fishermen is filled with stringent detail by Sandra Yagi, one of four artists brought together …

Artist Kelvin Okafor's photo-realistic portraits - CNN Style

Written by Nosmot Gbadamosi, CNN<p>If you think your eyes are deceiving you -- they probably are. Artist Kelvin Okafor's portraits are not monochrome photographs but intricate drawings etched using the humble pencil.<p>"Using shades of lead, you can manipulate and create an illusion of color," says …

10 Tattoo Artists Fashion Girls LOVE

Originality is key when it comes to choosing your ink. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't look to respected tattoo artists for inspiration. Whether …

Japanese Artist Transforms Old Newspapers Into Expressive Creatures

Chie Hitotsuyama upcycles the animal kingdom in a colorful sculpture series.<p>Spirited monkeys, inquisitive rabbits, placid walruses, and other species come to life in Chie Hitotsuyama's studio. Working with glue and twisted rolls of newspaper, the Tokyo-based artist crafts three-dimensional …

Artist Creates Surreal 3D Tattoos With Incredible Depth and Definition

Artist Arlo DiCristina produces hyperrealistic paintings on an unlikely canvas—the skin. With an incredible attention to detail and an active imagination, the Colorado-based “dermis architect” creates life-like portraits that fuse into other forms, like smoke-filled cityscapes, fancy flourishes, …

Justin Hopkins – American Artist

Eyes on American artist Justin Hopkins.Born in 1986 and raised in a small town named Mukilteo in Washington, Justin Hopkins began drawing at age six. …

Mysterious face appears on melting ice caps - CNN Style

Written by Georgia McCafferty, CNN<p>Surfer turned street artist Sean Yoro has created hauntingly beautiful portraits on icebergs in Iceland and remote waterside walls, navigating his aquatic locations on a paddle board.<p>But his latest balancing act proved to be his most ambitious yet, as he braved the …

Artist Completely Transforms Intersection with Incredible Owl Mural

Street artist WD (aka ‘Wild Drawing’) recently completed this incredible owl mural in Athens, Greece for the Petit Paris d’ Athènes (Little Paris of …

Masochism, mental health and mixed media: find out how art therapy pulled Michael Katchan from the depths of depression

If you could paint a picture of your own mental state what would it look like? Having used art as a therapy for depression, <b>Michael Katchan</b> is no …

Images: Artist Inserts Pop Culture Characters Into Thrift Store Paintings

Check out this collection of art that inserts pop culture characters into thrift store painting.<p>Some of you may already be familiar with the art of …

Art

Carved Pencils by Cindy Chinn

Cindy Chinn is a full-time artist, and nowadays she is mostly recognized by her carved pencils sculptures. When she creates artwork, she […]

This artist's imaginary worlds are just the brain break we've been craving

We feel like our brains have been on autopilot for ages now, and we seriously need a brain break. Between the all-too-real election stress and the …

Scribble sanctuary: The artist who tackled mental health difficulties by sketching

<b>For Ruby Elliot her sketchbook was her only sanctuary from a life in "constant crisis mode".</b><p>"I recovered from anorexia, I became bulimic and struggled with self-harm and depression and I was diagnosed with bipolar after that," says Ruby, who is now 22.<p>The illustrator and author, now known as Ruby …

Awesome Art Picks: Wonder Woman, Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, and More

Each week we search and gather up the coolest comic book art you won't see in actual comics. The reason you won't is because professional artists often draw sketches for fun or commissions and post them on their websites, blogs, and Tumblrs. Some artists even arrange commissions through their sites …

Top 10 Free and Affordable Mental Health and Counseling Resources

This week’s roundup isn’t so much a <i>top</i> 10, since this isn’t ranked, and there’s way more than we can cover, but here are ten of our favorite mental …

10 Classic Album Covers Get Modern Illustration

Black Sabbath, Weezer, Beck, Fugees, Hot Chip, and more get visual interpretations in Vinyl Me, Please's custom artwork.<p>A treasure trove of original illustrations inspired by great albums is hidden in the archives of a Boulder, CO record club. Vinyl Me, Please (VMP), a group of vinylheads who, …

17 Pieces Of Cool Space Art

Mac Rebisz is a concept artist and illustrator who has worked on everything from <i>Netrunner</i> to the <i>Cyberpunk 2077</i> trailer.<p>You can see more of Mac’s art …

This Is What David Bowie’s Private Art Collection Looks Like

Out of all the really terrible things that have happened in 2016, the dramatic death of David Bowie in January still ranks among the worst. And now, …

Vintage Matchbox Inspired Artwork Featuring Pop Culture Monsters From Movies and Mythology

Austin, Texas illustrator Chet Phillips has created <i>Matchbox Art</i>, a new series of vintage matchbox inspired illustrations featuring pop culture …

Powerful and Ethereal Paintings Cloak Women in Blooming Flowers

Self-taught artist Stella Im Hultberg creates surreal sculptures and pensive portraits that expressively explore the concept of identity. Though the Korean-born, Oregon-based artist has been dazzling audiences with her imaginative works for years, she is constantly experimenting with new materials …

Artist Max Zorn ‘Paints’ With Packing Tape

Source: Youtube<p>Instead of a paint brush, Max Zorn uses a brown packing tape and layers it on glass to create his stunning visual artworks. It all …